Prostate Biopsy Rectal Screen
Label Mnemonic: PBRS
Epic Lab Code: LAB7642
Downtime Form: A-1a Clinical Microbiology Laboratory Requisition
Microbiology
BT 6004
356-2591
Bacteriology/Virology Section
Specimen(s):
Rectal Swab
Collection Medium:
ESwab Collection & Transport System
Delivery Instructions:
Transport time is less than or equal to 1 hr. Refrigerate if transport is delayed.
Testing Schedule:
24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Comments:
Culture is a screen for Ciprofloxacin resistant gram negative rods only. Prostate biopsy rectal screen may only be ordered on patients prior to transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy.
CPT Code:
87070